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Burnout

Doctor Who Treated Officers of Dallas Shooting Impeccably Sums Up Cognitive Dissonance Some Black Men Experience in America

In the aftermath of last week’s Dallas shooting that claimed the lives of five police officers, a trauma surgeon at Parkland Memorial Hospital in …

Parenting as a Teacher, Teaching as a Parent

« Educating Ourselves on Race | Main | Stakeholder Input for State ESSA Plans »<p>Not even two weeks past the end of the prior school year, I'm giving …

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

Productivity

Prejudice you aren’t aware of (what to do about it)

Employment, education, healthcare, justice, housing. These are some of the central services in society because they help people live the best life …

Psychology

Depressing Theory: Cancer May Be An Evolutionary Safeguard To Protect Our Species

Living forever wouldn’t be good for the species. Did nature make a way to keep it from happening?<p>When our DNA is damaged and cannot be repaired, the damaged cell is marked for termination so its compromised DNA isn’t passed on. The cells are told not to reproduce. If this process, called apoptosis, …

Marrying the Right Person Makes You More Successful, According to Science

Marry for love, and if you're lucky, you might get a lot more.<p>Lots of factors go into success. Your mindset plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit (because they <i>can</i> be developed) is key. Being more likable makes a huge difference. (And, yes, you can develop that …

5 Important Ways Your Relationship With Your Mother Affects Your Success

The root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your mother than you may realize.<p>As we approach Mother's Day, it is natural to reflect on all the wonderful things that your mother has given you. At the very least she gave you life, and that is a pretty …

Damn, This Yoga Pose Is Tough, but It'll Really Shape Your Butt!

I know what you're thinking. You hate this pose. And you hate your instructor when she casually asks you to flow into it like it's NBD. It's a toughy for sure, but it's great for improving balance and side-to-side spinal flexibility, opening tight hamstrings, getting your digestive juices flowing, …

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Nina Jablonski Julia Booms Memorial Lecture: “The Evolution of Human Skin Color and Why it Matters”

<b>Abstract:</b> Variation in human skin color has fascinated and perplexed people for centuries. As the most visible aspect of human variation, skin …

Pedagogy

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Happiness

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

Scientists have synthesized a 'minimal genome' with only genes necessary for life

A pioneering accomplishment in the field of genetic research could help scientists gain new insights into the very definition of life. The new …

How to invest in yourself in a way that will pay real dividends

This post is about how to actually, practically invest in yourself in a way that is going to pay real dividends.<p>How to take the steps today that will enable you to be a better person, a better creative, a better developer, or a better business owner tomorrow. And how to do awesome things with your …

Productivity

Why Parents Should Not Make Kids Do Homework

President Obama’s pick for Education Secretary, John King, Jr., is headed for confirmation Mar. 9. King’s track record shows he loves standardized …

How to tell if a guy likes you, translating man-speak

The cold-hard truth about men: Most of them have no idea how they feel at any given time.<p>Studies show that men use language to establish difference, separateness and independence (exactly the opposite of women, who talk to connect). So, demanding that he talk to you is guaranteed to make him squirm …

Meet the internet maths guru who could become the next million-dollar teacher

Colin Hegarty says Global Teacher prize nomination is down to ‘working like a dog’ – and he tries to instil same work ethic in students<p>At the back of Colin Hegarty’s classroom, on a display made from wavy pieces of blue sugar paper, is something he calls his “wall of inspiration”. It features …

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Children Not Criminals: Bringing Restorative Justice to Our Schools

Last fall, a disturbing video took over the Internet: a White school safety officer at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina, pulled a Black, female student from her chair, slammed her to the ground, and dragged her from the room. Apparently, she failed to heed his order to leave …

How a Lincoln High teacher gets all his students to pass the AP Calculus exam

Yom, as the students call their Lincoln High calculus teacher, is at the blackboard with marker in hand.<p>He can't be stopped.<p>Left to right he works, light on his feet, flicking out triangles, stacking towers of numbers, turning Room 754 into a gallery of cave art.<p>And here's the really impressive …

Education

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Workplace Wellness

7 Signs You Are Lying To Yourself And You Don't Know It

We all despise being lied to. If asked what characteristic we least like in a person most of us would say dishonesty. Yet, sometimes the person …

Self-help

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

Happiness

The One Poisonous Thing That Really Prevents Success

It's easy to get caught up in thinking that you have a million things to do before you can even start. This is wrong. Flat out wrong. Dead wrong.<p><i>What are some things that hold people back from being successful? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions</i> …

Motivation

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

Happiness

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

I Was 17 When My Boyfriend Sold Me for Sex

I went from being abused and hopeless to crafting a law to protect other child sex trafficking victims.<p>Growing up, I was an adventurous, fun-loving kid. I did well in school, was on the track, basketball, and swimming teams, and pretty popular. But after I moved from Iowa to Georgia at age 17, I …

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